kleig light
noun see klieg light

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • kleig light — noun see klieg light * * * kleig light «kleeg», = klieg light. (Cf. ↑klieg light) …   Useful english dictionary

  • klieg light — noun carbon arc lamp that emits an intense light used in producing films • Hypernyms: ↑carbon arc lamp, ↑carbon arc * * * klieg light, a bright, hot arc light, used in taking motion pictures. Also, kleig light. ╂[American English < Anton… …   Useful english dictionary

  • klieg light — or kleig light noun Etymology: John H. Kliegl died 1959 & Anton T. Kliegl died 1927 German born American lighting experts Date: 1919 a carbon arc lamp used especially in making motion pictures …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • klieg light — ☆ klieg light [klēg ] n. [after its inventors, Anton Kliegl (1872 1927) and his brother John (1869 1959), U.S. lighting engineers] a very bright, hot arc light used to light film sets: also sp. kleig …   English World dictionary

  • klieg eyes — noun plural or kleig eyes ˈklēg Usage: sometimes capitalized K Etymology: klieg (light) or kleig (light) : a condition marked by conjunctivitis and watering of the eyes resulting from excessive exposure to intense light …   Useful english dictionary

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  • klieg eyes — or kleig eyes klēg n pl a condition marked by conjunctivitis and watering of the eyes resulting from excessive exposure to intense light …   Medical dictionary

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